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Anthony Houllis - Epiphany diver

Dublin Core

Title

Anthony Houllis - Epiphany diver

Subject

Tarpon Springs, Greek community, cross retriever at Epiphany celebration 1938

Description

On Epiphany, January 6, 1938, Father Karaphillis, Reverend Lacy, and Bishop Callistos stand while cross retriever Anthony Houllis kneels. The dive is the highlight of Epiphany. Since 1920, young men have braved the chilly January waters in hopes of capturing the coveted cross to ensure a year of blessings.

Source

Tarpon Springs Area Historical Society

Date

1938

Format

jpeg

Language

English

Type

photo

Files

1546065[1].jpg

Citation

“Anthony Houllis - Epiphany diver,” USF Library Special & Digital Collections Exhibits, accessed August 22, 2019, http://exhibits.lib.usf.edu/items/show/2920.